Philo Public Library District
P.O. Box 199
115 E. Washington
Philo, Illinois 61864-0199

Phone: (217) 684-2896
Fax: (217) 684-2719

Monday-Friday: 9am-12N, 3pm-7pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm
Sunday: 2pm-5pm

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New Books


“How Successful Poeple Think” by John C. Maxwell

“The Inflammation Free Diet Plan” by Monica Reinagel

“Missional Motherhood” by Gloria Furman

“The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks” edited by Elizabeth Alexander

“Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation” by Parker J. Palmer

“American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land” by Monica Hesse

Posted August 16th


“The Swamp Fox” by John Oller

“Jane Austen at Home” by Lucy Worsley

“The Encyclopedia of North American Birds”

“The Plant Paradox: The HiddenDangers in Healthy Foods…” by Steven Gundry

“The Coffee Lover’s Diet” by Bob Arnot

“In the Kingdom of Ice” by Hampton Sides

Posted July 31st

Children’s Programs
We offer a variety of programs for preschool and school-age children. Please see calendar for dates and times.
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library meet once a month, generally their meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday at 3:00 PM, in the library's meeting room. Membership dues are currently $5 per year. The Friends mission is to assist the library, and to have a good time while doing it. Please call ahead for current information.
Book Club
We have a unique book club where you pick your own book to read with others. We meet on the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Please call ahead, since we will not be meeting on holidays or in inclement weather.